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Resource: Petzold scrolls collection of Buddhist art

Harvard University’s Harvard-Yenching Library recently launched digital access to one of their most valuable collections, the Petzold scrolls collection. The collection includes 424 scrolls that were acquired from the family of Bruno Petzold (1873-1949) in 1951. Petzold was a German-born … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Evolving through Context: The Transformation of Buddhism(s) and their Legitimation(s)

The Doctoral Program in Buddhist Studies at Munich University is pleased to announce a call for papers for the international workshop “Evolving through Context: The Transformation of Buddhism(s) and their Legitimation(s),” to be held on March 24-25, 2017 in Munich, Germany with … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Perfumed Sleeves and Tangled Hair: Body, Woman, and Desire in Medieval Japanese Narratives

Perfumed Sleeves and Tangled Hair: Body, Woman, and Desire in Medieval Japanese Narratives Rajyashree Pandey University of Hawaii Press, 2016. Pandey suggests that “woman” in medieval Japanese narratives does not constitute a self-evident and distinct category, and that there is little … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Shinjo Ito Postdoctoral Fellowship in Japanese Buddhism, UC Berkeley

With the generous support of the Shinnyo-en Foundation, Center for Japanese Studies at UC Berkeley is pleased to invite applications for a postdoctoral teaching and research fellowship. The term of the appointment is August 1, 2016, to July 31, 2017, with the possibility … Continue reading

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Conference: Sea Religion in Japan, UCSB, June 13-15

Sea Religion in Japan International Conference University of California, Santa Barbara June 13-15, 2016 Much of the symbolic system underlying Japanese religions today presupposes a continental, “landlocked” environment, centered on agriculture (especially rice cultivation) and focusing on mountains as the … Continue reading

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Job Opening: One Year Appointment in Buddhist and Asian Religious Traditions

The Department of Religious Studies at Vanderbilt University seeks to hire a sabbatical replacement for Buddhist Traditions and Asian Religions. The rank is Non-Tenure-Track Assistant Professor for a terminal one year appointment, for academic year 2016-17. All requirements for the … Continue reading

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Job Opening: one-year position in Buddhist and Asian Religious Traditions at Vanderbilt

Institution: Vanderbilt University, Dept. of Religious Studies Location: Nashville, Tennessee Position: One-year (Non-Tenure-Track) Assistant Professor The Department of Religious Studies at Vanderbilt University seeks to hire a sabbatical replacement for Buddhist Traditions and Asian Religions. The rank is Non-Tenure-Track Assistant … Continue reading

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